Subjects — S

Self-Mastery Quotations

I am indeed a king because I know how to rule myself.

There is no king like him who is king of himself.

All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do…. Build, therefore, your own world.

It is by surmounting difficulties, not by sinking under them that we discover our fortitude.

A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world’s torrent.

I have come to discover through earnest personal experience and dedicated learning that ultimately the greatest help is self-help; that there is no other help but self-help — doing one’s best, dedicating oneself wholeheartedly to a given task, which happens to have no end but is an on-going process.

It is far better to know our own weaknesses and failings than to point out those of another.

You are the architect of your own destiny; you are the master of your own fate; you are behind the steering wheel of your life. There are no limitations to what you can do, have, or be. Accept the limitations you place on yourself by your own thinking.

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won were over themselves … self-discipline with all of them came first.

Conqueror the self and you will conquer the opponent.

Japanese Proverb